This Turkey Taco recipe is great is you’re following a low-carb diet, or if you’re coming up short on carbs on a flexible diet plan.
It is a great lunch or dinner option. If you’re preping this recipe ahead of time to bring for lunch, package the lettuce leaves and cooked meat separate. Combine when ready to eat.
1 lb of lean turkey (or lean ground beef)
2 cloves of garlic, chopped
1/2 large yellow onion, chopped
1/2 packet of taco seasoning (sugar/salt free, if possible)
1 cup of tomato sauce (no salt added)
1 tsp. olive oil
Heat oil in a heavy pan. Add the onion and saute for 2 minutes. Then add the meat and half ot the packet of taco seasoning mix. Saute on high heat for an additional 5 minutes, until meat is browned. Reduce heat to medium and add the tomato sauce. Simmer for 5 minutes or until thickened, stirring often.
- Serve taco meat inside of large romaine leaves like tacos
- Serve taco meat over 1/2 cup of cooked quinoa
- Serve taco meat with 2 corn tortillas, salsa, and shredded lettuce
serves: 4 (approx. 1 cup each) | total time: 30 minutes